Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
This trail climbs on an old fire road for 4.9 km before it crosses a meadow and reaches West Elk Pass. You can continue into British Columbia and the Elk Lakes Provincial Park (BC Parks). Elk Lakes headquarters and the Alpine Club of Canada's Elk Lakes Cabin (alpineclubofcanada.ca/facility/elklakes.html) are located 4.3 km from the Alberta/BC border. Note that bikes are not permitted in Elk Lakes Provincial Park. The summer trail differs from the winter alignment in that the Elk Pass Cross-Country Ski Trail continues up to the hydroline and this route is used for bikes accessing Elk Lake Provincial Park, but bikes need to be remain in the parking area.
|Elevation Profile||210 m / 700 ft m|
|Group Size Limit:||15 (Permit information)|
|Trail Map|| Spray Valley & Peter Lougheed Map (Geo Referenced)|
Kananaskis Lakes Ski Trails Map
|Trail Report:||Peter Lougheed|